Will refined products from Keystone XL be exported?

It’s important for us to address inaccurate and misleading claims that continue to be made regarding Keystone XL and the issue of exports. We’ve addressed the issue of crude oil exports in a previous post. This post deals specifically with the exports of refined products. Will r
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TransCanada is 100 per cent responsible for responding, cleaning and restoring the site in the unlikely event of a pipeline leak.

MYTH: “Landowners are responsible and liable in the event of an oil spill.” Fact: TransCanada is 100 per cent responsible for responding, cleaning and restoring the site in the unlikely event of a pipeline leak. It’s our responsibility – as a good company and under law. If anything ha
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Not a drop of crude oil will be exported

MYTH: “Keystone XL is an export pipeline to China.” Fact: Not a drop of crude oil will be exported. The Keystone XL Pipeline is not a crude oil export pipeline — period. It is a supply line to U.S. Gulf Coast refineries — which have signed up to 20-year binding commercial contracts to
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Keystone XL will inject billions of dollars into the U.S. economy

MYTH: “Keystone XL will provide little economic benefit in the United States.” Fact: The Keystone XL Pipeline project will support the creation of 9,000 construction jobs in the United States – work for pipefitters, welders, electricians, heavy equipment operators and many more. The D
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Keystone XL will be the safest pipeline ever constructed in the United States

MYTH: “Keystone XL will not be a safe pipeline.” Fact: Keystone XL will be the safest pipeline ever constructed in the United States. Keystone XL will use satellite technology to monitor 20,000 data points on the pipeline’s operating conditions. TransCanada has also voluntarily agreed
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Keystone XL will have no material impact on U.S. GHG emissions

MYTH: “Keystone XL means game over for the climate.” Fact: Keystone XL is an environmentally responsible project. The tagline on which Keystone XL’s professional activist opposition has campaigned has no scientific merit. In fact, some of the world’s most prominent climate scientists
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Keystone XL will create thousands of jobs

MYTH: “Keystone XL will only create 35 jobs.” FACT: Keystone XL will create thousands of jobs. The claim that Keystone XL will create “35 jobs” is entirely without merit. Our U.S. oil pipeline system supports the creation of over 20,000 jobs in the U.S. – 13,000 construction job
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Oil sands crude is not more corrosive than conventional crude oil

MYTH: Oil sands crude is more corrosive than conventional crude oil. FACT: This myth, invented by oil sands opposition groups without any evidence has been debunked by some of the world’s leading and most respected scientific research organizations including the National Academy of Sc
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